COMMUNITY-BASED CARE TRANSITIONS KERN COUNTY

posted Feb 8, 2013, 10:38 PM by Dio Telmo   [ updated Feb 8, 2013, 10:55 PM ]

Please join us as we continue the Conversation to reduce readmissions:


  • Wednesday, February 20, 2013; 9:00-11:30 am; Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, Learning Center Lecture Hall

  • Wednesday, April 17, 2013; 9-11:30 am; Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, Founder's Hall Auditorium

  • Wednesday, August 21, 2013; 9-11:30 am; Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, Founder's Hall Auditorium

  • Wednesday, October 16, 2013; 9-11:30 am; Bakersfield Memorial Hospital, Founder's Hall Auditorium


    We Know That...

    One in four Medicare patients admitted to skilled nursing facilities from hospitals are readmitted to the hospital within 30 days.

    • CMS has implemented financial incentives and penalties to reduce potentially avoidable hospital transfers (including pay-for-performance).

    • A patient leaving the hospital makes an average of “ten stops” across the health care provider “continuum”. 

     
    1. Who Should Attend

      Hospital Nurse Leaders, Case Managers, Discharge Planners, Utilization Review Managers, Nursing Home Leaders, Home Health Providers, local Area Agency on Aging Leadership
      Presenter
      Chad Vargas, BS

      Clinical Project Manager, Care Transitions
      Health Services Advisory Group of California, Inc.
      For more information:
      Lynne Ashbeck, MA, MS, RD
      Regional Vice President
      Hospital Council of Northern and Central California 559-221-6154
      lashbeck@hospitalcouncil.net 

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